Wayfaring definition

wāfârĭng
adjective
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Traveling, especially on foot.
noun
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Travelling, especially on foot.
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Travel, especially on foot.
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Present participle of wayfare.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
wayfaring
Plural:
wayfarings

Origin of wayfaring

  • From Middle English waifaringe journeying from Old English wegfarende weg way way farende present participle of faran to go on a journey per-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English wayferande, weyverinde, wayverinde, from Old English weÄ¡farende, weÄ¡fÄ“rende (“wayfaring"), equvialent to way +"Ž faring. Cognate with Icelandic vegfarandi. More at wayfare.

    From Wiktionary